Magnificent Trip, a son of Trippi, commanded 1.7 million rand ($213,368 in U.S. funds) Jan. 26 to top the opening session of Book 1 of Cape Thoroughbred Sales' Cape Premier yearling auction in South Africa.
BloodHorse.com is launching a new online video program, "After the Wire," on Jan. 30, with the inaugural episode available on the website by 11 a.m. (EST).
Lone Star Park will reduce its stakes schedule to 12 races during its upcoming spring Thoroughbred meet, down from 19 in 2011, the Grand Prairie, Texas track announced Jan. 26.
Sacristy, winner of the Old Hat Stakes (gr. III) as the favorite on New Year's Day, appears to be a standout in the $200,000 Forward Gal Stakes (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park Jan. 29.
Stakes winner Bellacourt, who finished third to 2011 champion 2-year-old filly My Miss Aurelia in last year's Adirondack Stakes (gr. II) at Saratoga, was euthanized in mid-December due to complications from laminitis.
Old Forester, who stands at T.C. Westmeath Stud Farm in Ontario, Canada, topped the Thoroughbred Improvement Program stallion awards list.
Dr. Mark Dedomenico's Blind Luck, the champion 3-year-old filly of 2010, has been officially retired from racing and booked to Darley stallion Bernardini.
The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation announced Jan. 26 that it signed a non-binding letter of intent to relocate as many as 600 horses to a 45,000-acre ranch in Colorado owned by Tom McKenna.
An interview with South African trainer Brett Crawford for the J & B Met. watch video
Probable 2011 Canadian champion 2-year-old male Maritimer has been sold but the owner is apparently not controversial Chechen president Ramzan Kadyrov.
The anticipated battle between defending champ Presvis and Musir never materialized as Musir sailed home an easy winner of the $200,000 Al Rashidiya-Sponsored by Dubai Duty Free (UAE-IIT) Jan. 26.
Tom LaMarra and Ian Tapp handicap the Florida Sunshine Millions Stakes at Gulfstream Park and the Santa Monica Stakes from Santa Anita. watch video
The Breeders' Cup has unveiled the official event logo for the 29th running of the Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park, in Arcadia, Calif., on Nov. 2-3, 2012.
The board of directors of the New York Thoroughbred Breeders has voted to donate $10,000 to the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation.
The Race Track Chaplaincy of America will recognize a new category of supporters in 2012 by establishing the 40th Anniversary Society.
The first reported foal by grade I winner Discreetly Mine is a filly born Jan. 14 at Marion Hills Farm near Ocala, Fla.
A central Ohio racetrack is the first of seven tracks in the state to receive a license to install and operate video lottery terminals.
With massages, chiropractic care, touch therapy, and other manual therapy approaches, one could say that today's horses are living the high life. But just how effective are these modalities in relieving back pain? According to one researcher, they can be very effective if applied properly.
Despite the low approval ratings for Congress, American equestrians are still interested in what Congress is doing. Why? Because what Congress does--or does not do--impacts the horse industry. This is true regardless of your breed or discipline, whether you are an individual owner, run a track or show, own a horse business, work in the industry as a servi...
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